The Chicago Wolves handily downed the Iowa Wild in a battle for first place supremacy in the Central Division, winning by a score of 4-1, and fueled by the musical stylings of DJ Coghlan. Oscar Dansk made 28 saves in the win.
Unlike last season, the Chicago Wolves have used just three goaltenders to date - Max Lagace, Oscar Dansk and Zach Fucale, who have each played 22, 27 and 4 games in net for the Wolves, respectively. The Wolves have also been consistently in a playoff position this year, which is a far cry from the 5-11-4-2 start of the 2017-18 season, and goaltending has played a large part of that.
After six days off, the Chicago Wolves found themselves staring down a tough pair of opponents away from home. First up was a trip to the Milwaukee Admirals, followed by one to the division-leading Grand Rapids Griffins.
We’ve hit the halfway point of the AHL season, and Wolves fans have a few things to be excited about. Just like last season*, the Chicago Wolves have 3 players who were named as AHL All Stars.
We're about halfway through the season, and the Chicago Wolves happily find themselves in a playoff spot with 46 points in 37 games, good for fifth in the American Hockey League. Three players - Brandon Pirri, Daniel Carr and Erik Brannstrom - were named as AHL All Stars.
The future of the Vegas Golden Knights blueline relies solely on Griffin Reinhart - but not for the reasons one might assume.
The Chicago Wolves are now 8-3-0-1, and are currently icing the best line in the American League Hockey. If you look at the AHL’s leaderboard, Gage Quinney, Brooks Macek and Daniel Carr are all over it.
6-2-0-1. That’s the record of Rocky Thompson’s squad after just nine games of play this season. It took the Chicago Wolves until December 6th of last season to reach six wins. Needless to say, there has already been a significant improvement in Chicago.
The Chicago Wolves are now just one of four undefeated teams left in the American Hockey League - and one of two to be 4-0 - after defeating the Grand Rapids Griffins (5-1) and Milwaukee Admirals (5-4, OT) in their home-opening weekend.
wo games down, and a 2-0 record to show for it. It’s safe to say Rocky Thompson’s team is off to a much better start than it was last year, spoiling the Colorado Eagles’ inaugural American Hockey League home opening weekend with wins of 3-2 (OT) and 5-1.